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Alternatively, log on to our online booking system to and enroll on your preferred course.  Please note that some courses do have prerequisites that need to be seen before enrolment can be approved.

If you are interested in alternative dates for any of our courses please contact us for more information.

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Anchor Handling Familiarisation

The anchor handling familiarisation course is designed to provide training for ratings assigned specific duties and responsibilities relating to anchor handling and towing operations on board anchor handling vessels.

Anchor Handling Safety

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This course is designed to provide training for prospective and existing deck and engineer officers responsible for watch keeping during anchor handling and towing operations on board vessels engaged in anchor handling operations.

DP Familiarisation

This course meets the requirements of IMCA M117 Rev.2 It is suitable for offshore project staff, shore based Managers / office staff and personnel needing to comply with IMCA / Company guidance;  Dive Supervisors, Client representatives, Rig Managers, Drillers etc. It provides an insight into key guidelines / documentation affecting DP  operations and will enable participants to best utilise DP equipped vessels and appreciate their limitations.

DP Induction (Basic)

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This course is for Deck Officers, Engineering Officers, ETO’s and personnel working toward an STCW Certificate of Competency, who wish to start the Nautical Institute DP Operator Training Scheme.

DP Induction for Engineers

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This course provide participants with the required theoretical knowledge and some practical skills experience to support the tasks, duties and responsibilities of either a Marine Engineer or Electrotechnical officer (ETO) on a Dynamic Positioning (DP) vessel.

DP Operator Refresher

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This course is for DP Operators who hold a Nautical Institute, or recognised, DP Certificate, have been operating DP systems for 3 -5 years, but have not had any refresher training. It will update the participant’s knowledge of the principles of Dynamic Positioning, DP operations, DP watch keeping “best practice” and DP emergencies taking into account recent developments and current Industry requirements/guidelines.

DP Operator Verification Of Competence

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This course is for participants that hold a Nautical Institute, or recognised, DP Certificate and who are required by a 3rd Party to demonstrate Competence in DP operations. Participants will be required to prove through theoretical  and practical exercise , that they are able to plan and execute DP operations.

DP Position Reference Systems

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This course is for DP Operators looking to improve their knowledge and understanding of the operation and maintenance of the position reference systems and vessel sensors commonly used on their vessels.

DP Revalidation

This course is for participants who hold a recognised DP Operator Certificate issued by the Nautical Institute (NI), but do not have the required 150 days DP sea time to re validate through the conventional route.

DP Simulator (Advanced)

This course is for personnel who are registered on the Nautical Institute DP Operator scheme and who have completed the Induction course and 60 days DP watch keeping time. It provides further insight, experience and confidence in performing offshore operations under Dynamic Positioning (DP) control.

Kongsberg K-POS Maintenance

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This course complies with IMCA M117 Rev.2 and is for Marine Engineers / ETO’s who are responsible for the on board maintenance of Kongsberg K-POS DP equipment.

Offshore Crane Operator – Stage 2 – Re-Assessment

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The Stage 2 Offshore Crane Operator Re-Assessment is used to assess the continued competence of offshore crane operators.

Offshore Crane Operator – Stage 3 Re-Assessment

Mining crane

The Stage 3 Offshore Crane Operator Re-Assessment is used to assess the continued competence of offshore crane operators.

Offshore Crane Operator – Stage 2

crane on vessel

The Stage 2 Offshore Crane Operator course aims to give participants the knowledge required to operate an offshore crane in a safe and efficient manner.

Offshore Crane Operator – Stage 3

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The Stage 3 Offshore Crane Operator Assessment is an internationally recognised and accepted assessment strategy for offshore crane operators.

Offshore Familiarisation

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The Offshore Familiarisation course is designed to provide safety awareness training for ratings assigned specific duties and responsibilities relating to cargo and other deck operations on board Offshore Support Vessels.

Offshore Familiarisation Workshop

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This course is designed to provide an introduction into the Offshore Industry.  The aim is to take the participant on a journey from surveying an area for potential hydrocarbons, right through to the production and supply of oil and gas.

Offshore Safety – Deck

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This course is designed to provide training for prospective and existing Deck Officers responsible for watchkeeping on board Offshore Support Vessels (OSV), including Platform Supply Vessel, Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessel, Diving Supply Vessel, Construction and Seismic Survey Vessel.

Offshore Safety – Engine

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The course aims to introduce Engineer Officers to offshore vessel layout, equipment and operations. The course covers the variety of operations carried out on board offshore support vessels, including DP operations, cargo supply and anchor handling operations. The course emphasizes the need for good plant maintenance and watch keeping practices.

Offshore Vessel Maneuvering

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This course provides the underpinning manoeuvring and ship handling knowledge and skills for Deck Officers on board offshore support vessels.

Operate Offshore Cranes PMASUP305

Crane operators will be made aware and informed of the latest developments in the industry including reviewing actual incidents to enhance awareness and the effectiveness of risk assessment, task planning and management of change.

OSV Stability Loading Computer – Autoload

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This course provides Deck Officers on board Offshore Support Vessel’s (OSV) practical use and understanding of the AUTOLOAD vessel loading computer.

Rolls Royce Icon and Azipull Familiarisation

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This course provides participants with basic knowledge of  the Rolls Royce ICON Dynamic Positioning (DP) equipment and provides an insight into the principles and practice of operating Azipull propulsion units.

Rolls Royce Icon Maintenance

Rolls Royce Bridge Chair

This course complies with IMCA M117 Rev.2 and is for Marine Engineers / ETO’s who are responsible for the on board maintenance of Rolls Royce ICON DP equipment.

Rolls Royce Icon Operator Familiarisation

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This course provides participants with basic knowledge of Rolls Royce ICON Dynamic Positioning (DP) equipment.

Towing/Anchor Handling Winch Operator

Steel Cable

To acquire an understanding of towing and anchor handling winch operations for winches up to 600 metric tons pulling capacity.